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Light, William, 1785?-1839

Sicilian scenery / from drawings by P. De Wint ; the original sketches by Major Light.

London : Published by Rodwell & Martin, 1823.
Physical Description:
[124] p., [61] leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE1724 .L54 1823+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Steel engravings by James C. Allen, Charles Askey, John Byrne, William Bernard Cooke, George James Corbould, J.C. Edwards, Edward Francis Finden, Edward Goodell, Charles Heath, H. Hobson, George Hollis, C. Lacey, J. Meddiman, Samuel Middiman, William Miller, John Pye, Robert Wallis, and Charles Westwood; after Peter DeWint.
Plates printed by McQueen & Co.
Each plate accompanied by a page of descriptive letterpress in English, with the French translation on the verso.
Title page is engraved.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in half maroon morocco with marbled boards. Bookplate: James Frothingham Hunnewell.
Subject Terms:
Hunnewell, James Frothingham -- Bookplate.
Italy -- Description and travel.
McQueen & Co. -- Printer.
Rodwell & Martin -- Publisher.
Sicily (Italy) -- Description and travel.
Sicily (Italy) -- Pictorial works.
Steel engraving -- Specimens -- 1823.
DeWint, Peter, 1784-1849, ill.
Allen, James C., active 1821-1831, engraver.
Askey, Charles, engraver.
Byrne, John, 1786-1847, engraver.
Cooke, William Bernard, 1778-1855, engraver.
Corbould, George James, 1786-1846, engraver.
Edwards, J. C., active 19th century, engraver.
Finden, Edward Francis, 1791-1857, engraver.
Goodall, Edward, 1795-1870, engraver.
Heath, Charles, 1785-1848, engraver.
Hobson, H., active 1814-1822, engraver.
Hollis, George, 1793-1842, engraver.
Lacy, C., engraver.
Meddiman, J., engraver.
Middiman, Samuel, approximately 1750-1831, engraver.
Miller, William, 1796-1882, engraver.
Pye, John, 1782-1874, engraver.
Wallis, Robert, 1794-1878, engraver.
Westwood, Charles, -1855, engraver.

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